Free Workshop On Health Insurance Basics Set for Cedar Mill on Aug. 9

(Salem) -- The Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace will sponsor "Building Blocks of Health Insurance," a free two-hour workshop on understanding health insurance, next month in the Cedar Mill area of Portland. 

The event, which is open to the public, will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at the Cedar Mill Community Library, Meeting Room, 12505 S.W. Cornell Rd. in Portland. 

Attendees will receive information to help them navigate the insurance options available to them, and get the most out of their coverage. An experienced health-insurance educator from the Marketplace will present on: 

  • Types of health insurance, including Medicare, the Oregon Health Plan, and individual and family plans 
  • Summary of Benefits documents 
  • Explanation of Benefits letters 
  • Eligibility for financial assistance 
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